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Body image is stronger predictor of health than obesity, says Mailman School of PH study

February 12, 2008 -- In a study to examine the impact of desired body weight on the number of unhealthy days subjects report over one month, researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found that the desire to weigh less was a more accurate predictor of physically and mental...

Black gay men, lesbians, have fewer mental disorders than whites, says Mailman School of PH study

October 1, 2007 -- According to a study conducted at Columbia Universitys Mailman School of Public Health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations, blacks and Latinos do not have more mental disorders than whites. Based on the theory that stress related to prejudice would increase risk for me...

Climate may increase heat-related deaths by 2050s, says Mailman School of PH study

While some uncertainty does exist in climate projections and future health vulnerability, overall increases in heat-related premature mortality are likely by the 2050s, according to a recent study by Columbia Universitys Mailman School of Public Health and soon to be published in the November 2007...

'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier

... conventional food debate, said Sheah Rarback, director of nutrition at the mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Me...t, American Dietetic Association; Sheah Rarback, R.D., director, nutrition, mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine...

Exposure to Common Pollutant in Womb Might Lower IQ

...ra, a professor in the department of environmental health sciences with the mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in New York City. "And he...a P. Perera, Ph.D., professor, department of environmental health sciences, mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, and director, ...

Elderly breast cancer patients receive chemotherapy if treated in private practices

... breast cancer, researchers at Columbia University mailman School of Public Health evaluated the association ...ons and assistant professor of Epidemiology at the mailman School of Public Health, and first author on the s... Neugut, MD, PhD, professor of Epidemiology at the mailman School of Public Health, professor of Medicine and...

Nicotine dependence remains prevalent despite recent declines in cigarette use

... The finding by researchers at Columbia University mailman School of Public Health suggests that public healt...r of people who smoke cigarettes has declined. The mailman School of Public Health study takes this research ...n, PhD, associate professor of Epidemiology at the mailman School of Public Health and principal investigator...

Teens are heading in wrong direction: Likely to have sex, but not use contraception

...Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health at Columbia University mailman School of Public Health in conjunction with researchers at Guttmacher Insti... pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections." Previous research by the mailman School of Public Health and Guttmacher Institute showed that contraceptive ...

New Report Emphasizes Critical Role of Including Early and Preventative Care for Women in Health Care Reform

...g the lives of wives, mothers, sisters and daughters everywhere." Background: The report serves as a companion piece to an earlier study by the mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University , entitled Women's Health and Healthcare Reform: The Key Role of Comprehensive Reproductive Health Ca...
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Columbia University Medical Center and Rosetta Genomics Announce Columbia University's Submission of the First Cancer Diagnostic Test Based on Rosetta Genomics Proprietary MicroRNA Technology for Approval to the New York State Department of Health Clinica

...udes the dedicated work of many physicians, scientists, nurses, dentists, and public health professionals at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, the mailman School of Public Health, the College of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the biomedical departments of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences...

Researchers Identify Virus Possibly Responsible for Declining Honeybee Population Using 454 Sequencing Technology from Roche

...ine today, ahead of print, in the journal Science. Using 454 Sequencing technology, Dr. Ian Lipkin, Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University's mailman School of Public Health, and colleagues sequenced DNA and RNA samples that were extracted from collapsing and healthy bee colonies in search of any pa...
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Asthma link to post-traumatic stress disorder, says Mailman School of Public Health study

November 19, 2007 For the first time, a study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is linking asthma with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among adults. The study of male twins who were veterans of the Vietnam era suggests that the association between asthma...

Folic acid lowers blood arsenic levels, according to Mailman School of Public Health study

October 8, 2007 -- A new study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health finds that folic acid supplements can dramatically lower blood arsenic levels in individuals exposed to arsenic through contaminated drinking water. This toxic element, naturally present in some a...

Scientists decoding genomic sequences of H1N1 using isolates from outbreak in Argentina

...chers at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University mailman School of Public Health are working with Argentina's National Institute of ... to higher mortality rates or provide insights into virus evolution. The mailman School of Public Health researchers, led by Gustavo Palacios, PhD, assistan...

Differences in neighborhood food environment may contribute to disparities in obesity

... March 19, 2009 Researchers at Columbia University mailman School of Public Health examined the association of neighborhood food envir...arch," says Andrew Rundle, DrPh, associate professor of Epidemiology at the mailman School of Public Health, and first author of the study. "I see a role for f...

Innovations in Pediatric Medicine CME conference brings together national pediatrics experts

...udes the dedicated work of many physicians, scientists, public health professionals, dentists, and nurses at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, the mailman School of Public Health, the College of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the biomedical departments of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences...

Early cessation of breastfeeding by HIV+ women in poor countries and child survival

...ew study by researchers from Columbia University's mailman School of Public Health addresses one of the most ...ording to the study conducted in Lusaka, Zambia by mailman School researchers, which was published in the Jul...n, PhD, associate professor of Epidemiology at the mailman School of Public Health and in the Gertrude H. Ser...

If you don't want to fall ill this Christmas, then share a festive kiss but don't shake hands

...nens, baths, basin and toilet surfaces can also play a part in spreading germs between family members in the home. Professor Elaine Larson, of the mailman School of Public Health in New York and another co-author, says: Because so much attention has been paid to getting people to wash their hands, there ...

3 Columbia University Medical Center faculty elected to Institute of Medicine

...lyn L. Westhoff, M.D., is professor of obstetrics and gynecology at P&S and professor of epidemiology and of population and family health at Columbias mailman School of Public Health. She studies the effect of obesity on contraceptive effectiveness and leads several research projects investigating contracept...

Better health twice as likely for nonsmokers who live and work with smoking restrictions

...tions in the workplace and at home affect health status, researchers at the mailman School of Public Health found that nonsmokers who live under both a total h...ong nonsmoking adults as it is among children," observes Donna Shelley, MD, mailman School assistant professor of clinical Sociomedical Sciences, director of t...

Mailman School of Public Health researchers report blood DNA can be early predictor of liver cancer

... Researchers at Columbia University’s mailman School of Public Health have discovered a means fo...rapeutic alternatives for this disease. The mailman School researchers and colleagues studied the bloo...eing followed. Screenings performed by the team of mailman School scientists found changes associated with ca...
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Rosetta Genomics and Columbia University Medical Center to Develop MicroRNA-based Diagnostics for Leukemia and Non Hodgkin Lymphoma

...udes the dedicated work of many physicians, scientists, public health professionals, dentists, and nurses at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, the mailman School of Public Health, the College of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the biomedical departments of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences...
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